Pella, Wisconsin

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Pella is a town in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 877 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Leopolis is located partially within the town.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.8 square miles (95.2 km²), of which, 36.4 square miles (94.3 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (0.95%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 877 people, 348 households, and 247 families residing in the town. The population density was 24.1 people per square mile (9.3/km²). There were 375 housing units at an average density of 10.3/sq mi (4.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.20% White, 0.11% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.23% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.11% of the population.

There were 348 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,188, and the median income for a family was $44,444. Males had a median income of $30,592 versus $19,271 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,926. About 4.8% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

Images

Pella fire department

Looking west at the unincorporated community of Pella

City welcome sign for the unincorporated community

References

Marion‡ | Shawano

Aniwa | Birnamwood‡ | Bonduel | Bowler | Cecil | Eland | Gresham | Mattoon | Pulaski‡ | Tigerton | Wittenberg

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